COVID-19: B.C. confirms first case of childhood inflammatory syndrome
Oct 16 2020
There have been no new COVID-19 related deaths, for a total of 250 deaths in British Columbia.
The new Shelby County cases involve a boy in the 10 to 19 age group, two women and one man in their 30s, two women and one man in their 40s, one man in his 50s, one woman and one man in their 60s, on man in his 70s and one man in his 80s.
As of Thursday, 657 Shelby County residents have recovered, and 137 have not recovered. The virus has killed 14 county residents.
The province said that 9,257 individuals who tested positive have now recovered.
A new death was reported yesterday, bringing the total number to 66.
The county reported 282 deaths because of coronavirus as of September 24 and just nine deaths among the 1,000 cases since that time. People age 80 or older account for more than half of all COVID-19 fatalities in Clark County.
1,802 total negative tests have been performed, 28.3 percent of the county has been tested and the positivity rate is 7.9 percent. "Again, also a relatively new syndrome that's associated with infectious illness in some cases".
This is the 4th COVID-19-related death in the Bureau, Putnam and Marshall region in the past seven days.
As of Wednesday, Russell County has 154 positive cases of COVID-19 according to the Russell County Health Department. Since March, almost 15 percent of those cases have resulted in hospitalization and more than 6 percent have resulted in death.
In Thursday's update from the state, it was announced OH has 175,843 cases of COVID-19.
"As fall and winter begin, we should expect to see cases and hospitalizations increase", Driehaus said.
Just this week, Swartz Creek High School closed for the week due to multiple students testing positive for COVID-19, the second temporary building closure in the district since just last week.